At the start of the 1970s, Nissan was very busy developing all manner of advanced projects and concept cars. Fortunately for us, it was also very keen on producing quite elaborate and informative brochures depicting them. This one, from 1970, is absolutely packed with interesting stuff, although naturally the text is all in Japanese. There’s the wild …

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This French Datsun brochure is a slightly unusual one because, apart from it’s diminutive size at just 15cm by 7cm, it also has lovely illustrations of the cars rather than the usual photographs. Interestingly, in ’76 the Datsun E10 Cherry was still available in both 2 and 4 door form alongside the newer F10 Cherry models, although …

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In the early 70’s, Datsun UK were pushing very hard to expand their market share. The growth from Datsun UK’s first full year of sales in 1971 was staggering. In 1971 they had sold 6,900 Datsuns, but in 1973 they sold over 60,000! By the time a ‘gentleman’s agreement’ was made in 1976 between the British government …

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